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By Katie Burns   Date: 10/29/12 As Hurricane Sandy prepares to unleash punishing winds and rain up and down the east coast of the U.S., it is important for the tens of millions of people in her path to be reminded how important it is to be food safe in the event of a power outage in a weather-...
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By: On Behalf of the Cook it Safe Taskforce Date: 10/25/12 It's that time of year again when the kids are back in school and it never seems like there are enough hours in the day.  Many Americans reach for prepared convenience meals when they're in a time crunch, but it's important to remember...
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Low-calorie sweeteners (also sometimes referred to as artificial sweeteners or sugar substitutes) provide consumers with a broad selection of safe, low-calorie, good-tasting foods, and offer a sweet alternative for people with diabetes (as well as those with a sweet tooth). They can also play a...
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By: Jania Matthews and other Food Insight Blog Contributors Date: 10/24/12 Throughout the month of October, there has been no shortage of recognitions and celebrations surrounding the topic of food. World Food Day, established by the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization, was celebrated on...
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By: Katrina Levine, IFIC Intern and MPH/RD candidate at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill  Date: 10/22/12 The leaves are changing colors, the wind has picked up and the grass glistens with frost in the mornings. Fall is here and so is the pull of warm, hearty soups, stews, and savory...
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By: Kimberly Reed, Executive Director, International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation Date: 10/18/12 Greetings from Des Moines, Iowa, where more than 1,400 people from 70 nations have gathered to celebrate the World Food Prize.  The World Food Prize is the foremost international award...
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By: Katrina Levine, Intern and MPH/RD candidate at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill  Date: 10/17/12 The annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) was held last week in Philadelphia.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with the world of food and nutrition, FNCE is the mass...
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By: Anthony Flood  Date: 10/12/12  Even though Food Safety Education Month has concluded, we don't need to look very far to see why food safety should always be important to you, your family, loved ones and friends.   Just this past week we heard the unfortunate news of a food recall and a recent...

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